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Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 29, 2021
Girteka Logistics Recognised as a Green Carrier by DHL

Girteka Logistics Recognised as a Green Carrier by DHL

Girteka Logistics,was one of the first road freight transport companies to be given the Green Carrier Certificate by one of its partners, DHL. The certificate was established by the German-based logistics company to certify its subcontractors, increasing the transparency behind its sustainability goals for its stakeholders.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 27, 2021
New York City to Invest $420M in Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure

New York City to Invest $420M in Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure

Actions will reduce climate emissions from city government by nearly 70% by 2030 from 2006 with aggressive fleet electrification targets in the country, including requiring all passenger cars and light trucks in the City vehicle fleet to be electric no later than 2030. It also requires a review of every SUV in city government and to eliminate any unnecessary use of SUVs.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2021
Hydrogen Powered Trains in Queensland

Hydrogen Powered Trains in Queensland

Australia's largest rail freight operator, Aurizon and leading global mining company Anglo American have agreed to work together on a feasibility study to assess the introduction of hydrogen-powered trains for bulk freight.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 23, 2021
Ducati MotoE Bike Takes to the Track for the First Time

Ducati MotoE Bike Takes to the Track for the First Time

The electric motorcycle prototype, code-named "V21L", is the result of the joint work of the Ducati Corse team and the Ducati R&D engineers, and was taken out on track by Michele Pirro who evaluated the technical characteristics and potential of Ducati's first electric motorcycle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 23, 2021
Promising Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Promising Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries

With the climate change concerns, an ever-increasing number of researchers are currently focusing on improving electric vehicles to make them a more attractive alternative to conventional gas cars. The battery improvement of EVs is a key issue to attract more drivers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 22, 2021
EVs Provide Lower Carbon Emissions Through Additional Channels

EVs Provide Lower Carbon Emissions Through Additional Channels

Study finds electric vehicles provide lower carbon emissions through additional channels.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 22, 2021
Energy Storage Ship for Offshore Wind Farms

Energy Storage Ship for Offshore Wind Farms

PowerX and Imabari Shipbuilding will jointly develop the first prototype of the Power Transfer Vessel, "Power ARK," by the end of 2025.
External Company Press Release
New Milestone in Volvo Penta's Electrification Journey

New Milestone in Volvo Penta's Electrification Journey

Volvo Penta is accelerating its efforts to reach zero emissions - through fossil-free, renewable fuels, hybrid, and electric technology. In the latest development, the company has delivered and integrated its electric driveline into the first of a series of prototype fully electric terminal tractors to U.S. customer, TICO - who will be testing the prototypes with a variety of major fleet partners.
External Company Press Release
Super Soco First Electric Brand in Top Ten Powered Two Wheelers

Super Soco First Electric Brand in Top Ten Powered Two Wheelers

Super Soco has become the first ever 100% electric brand to feature in the top ten best-selling powered two wheelers. Until now, the list has been populated only by manufacturers traditionally producing petrol-powered machines.
External Company Press Release
Monta and GARO Join Forces to Accelerate EV Charge Points

Monta and GARO Join Forces to Accelerate EV Charge Points

Electric vehicle charging app, Monta, and EV charge point manufacturer, GARO, have today announced a new partnership to free up EV charge points for all drivers and speed up installation rates across the UK.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 17, 2021
Audi is Increasing Investments in Electromobility

Audi is Increasing Investments in Electromobility

From 2033 on, the future of the Audi brand will be fully electric. The company is continuing to pick up speed along the way: Audi doubled the number of fully electric models in its range in 2021. That means that Audi is putting more electric cars than combustion engines on the market in the current year.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Event Summary: Huawei smart cockpit workshop

Event Summary: Huawei smart cockpit workshop

On 2nd-3rd December 2021 Huawei hosted an invitation-only workshop on Smart Cockpits for Automotive Industry in Grenoble, France. A wide range of predominantly early-stage companies and established research centers presented their technologies and activities relevant to the cockpit of the future. This included technologies such as in-mold electronics (IME), haptics, printed/flexible sensors, and driver monitoring.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 16, 2021
Hydrogen-Electric Engine Program for Dash 8-400 Aircraft

Hydrogen-Electric Engine Program for Dash 8-400 Aircraft

ZeroAvia and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a line-fit and retrofit program for De Havilland Canada's aircraft models, using hydrogen-electric propulsion in both new and in-service aircraft.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 15, 2021
Toyota Outlines New Electric Vehicle Strategy

Toyota Outlines New Electric Vehicle Strategy

Toyota Motor Corporation's president, Akio Toyoda, has held a media briefing on the group's battery electric vehicle and carbon neutrality strategies. He said that Toyota wants to prepare as many options as possible for their customers around the world.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2021
Rwanda Launches a Retrofit Electric Motorcycles Project

Rwanda Launches a Retrofit Electric Motorcycles Project

The Government of Rwanda in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme launched a project to put more electric motorcycles on Rwanda's roads. The project aims to gradually phase out the use of traditional petrol-powered internal combustion engine motorcycles by converting them to electric bikes, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
External Company Press Release
Candela Secures €24M Investment for Foiling Vessels

Candela Secures €24M Investment for Foiling Vessels

The shift to zero emission boats and ships has been hampered by the enormous energy consumption and correspondingly low range of conventional electric boats. Flying on computer-guided underwater wings -- known as hydrofoils -- that reduce energy consumption by 80% compared to conventional planing craft, Candela's vessels soar above the waves in silence with 2-3 times longer endurance than the best conventional electric powerboats.
External Company Press Release
Hyzon Motors and Woodside Collaboration for Hydrogen Production

Hyzon Motors and Woodside Collaboration for Hydrogen Production

Hyzon Motors Inc announced an agreement to collaborate on developing supply of zero carbon intensity hydrogen and building demand from medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle customers in the United States and Australia.
External Company Press Release
New Deal to Deliver Smart Charging for Thousands of EV Owners

New Deal to Deliver Smart Charging for Thousands of EV Owners

As the electric vehicle revolution gathers momentum, there is an urgent need for the installed charging infrastructure to be smarter. Electric Miles and Project EV have agreed a deal which will address this growing problem while saving drivers money and helping the Government's ambition to make every chargepoint smart.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2021
Volvo Cars and Northvolt Invest in Battery Development, Manufacturing

Volvo Cars and Northvolt Invest in Battery Development, Manufacturing

Volvo Cars and Northvolt will open a joint research and development centre in Gothenburg as part of a SEK 30 billion investment in battery development and manufacturing.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2021
Smart Bikes to Improve Cycling Safety, Efficiency

Smart Bikes to Improve Cycling Safety, Efficiency

Manufacturers haven't yet incorporated the advanced technologies of smart cars into bicycles on a level widespread enough to make smart bikes affordable. But the industry recognizes that as the challenge of reducing global greenhouse gas emissions grows, the need to encourage more people to use bicycles instead of cars is becoming more urgent—and a critical component of this imperative is making cycling safer and easier for cyclists to share road conditions and other factors with other cyclists and with municipal managers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 29, 2021
Girteka Logistics Recognised as a Green Carrier by DHL

Girteka Logistics Recognised as a Green Carrier by DHL

Girteka Logistics,was one of the first road freight transport companies to be given the Green Carrier Certificate by one of its partners, DHL. The certificate was established by the German-based logistics company to certify its subcontractors, increasing the transparency behind its sustainability goals for its stakeholders.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2021
Hydrogen Powered Trains in Queensland

Hydrogen Powered Trains in Queensland

Australia's largest rail freight operator, Aurizon and leading global mining company Anglo American have agreed to work together on a feasibility study to assess the introduction of hydrogen-powered trains for bulk freight.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 23, 2021
Promising Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Promising Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries

With the climate change concerns, an ever-increasing number of researchers are currently focusing on improving electric vehicles to make them a more attractive alternative to conventional gas cars. The battery improvement of EVs is a key issue to attract more drivers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 22, 2021
Energy Storage Ship for Offshore Wind Farms

Energy Storage Ship for Offshore Wind Farms

PowerX and Imabari Shipbuilding will jointly develop the first prototype of the Power Transfer Vessel, "Power ARK," by the end of 2025.
External Company Press Release
Super Soco First Electric Brand in Top Ten Powered Two Wheelers

Super Soco First Electric Brand in Top Ten Powered Two Wheelers

Super Soco has become the first ever 100% electric brand to feature in the top ten best-selling powered two wheelers. Until now, the list has been populated only by manufacturers traditionally producing petrol-powered machines.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 17, 2021
Audi is Increasing Investments in Electromobility

Audi is Increasing Investments in Electromobility

From 2033 on, the future of the Audi brand will be fully electric. The company is continuing to pick up speed along the way: Audi doubled the number of fully electric models in its range in 2021. That means that Audi is putting more electric cars than combustion engines on the market in the current year.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 16, 2021
Hydrogen-Electric Engine Program for Dash 8-400 Aircraft

Hydrogen-Electric Engine Program for Dash 8-400 Aircraft

ZeroAvia and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a line-fit and retrofit program for De Havilland Canada's aircraft models, using hydrogen-electric propulsion in both new and in-service aircraft.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2021
Rwanda Launches a Retrofit Electric Motorcycles Project

Rwanda Launches a Retrofit Electric Motorcycles Project

The Government of Rwanda in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme launched a project to put more electric motorcycles on Rwanda's roads. The project aims to gradually phase out the use of traditional petrol-powered internal combustion engine motorcycles by converting them to electric bikes, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
External Company Press Release
Hyzon Motors and Woodside Collaboration for Hydrogen Production

Hyzon Motors and Woodside Collaboration for Hydrogen Production

Hyzon Motors Inc announced an agreement to collaborate on developing supply of zero carbon intensity hydrogen and building demand from medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle customers in the United States and Australia.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2021
Volvo Cars and Northvolt Invest in Battery Development, Manufacturing

Volvo Cars and Northvolt Invest in Battery Development, Manufacturing

Volvo Cars and Northvolt will open a joint research and development centre in Gothenburg as part of a SEK 30 billion investment in battery development and manufacturing.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 27, 2021
New York City to Invest $420M in Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure

New York City to Invest $420M in Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure

Actions will reduce climate emissions from city government by nearly 70% by 2030 from 2006 with aggressive fleet electrification targets in the country, including requiring all passenger cars and light trucks in the City vehicle fleet to be electric no later than 2030. It also requires a review of every SUV in city government and to eliminate any unnecessary use of SUVs.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 23, 2021
Ducati MotoE Bike Takes to the Track for the First Time

Ducati MotoE Bike Takes to the Track for the First Time

The electric motorcycle prototype, code-named "V21L", is the result of the joint work of the Ducati Corse team and the Ducati R&D engineers, and was taken out on track by Michele Pirro who evaluated the technical characteristics and potential of Ducati's first electric motorcycle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 22, 2021
EVs Provide Lower Carbon Emissions Through Additional Channels

EVs Provide Lower Carbon Emissions Through Additional Channels

Study finds electric vehicles provide lower carbon emissions through additional channels.
External Company Press Release
New Milestone in Volvo Penta's Electrification Journey

New Milestone in Volvo Penta's Electrification Journey

Volvo Penta is accelerating its efforts to reach zero emissions - through fossil-free, renewable fuels, hybrid, and electric technology. In the latest development, the company has delivered and integrated its electric driveline into the first of a series of prototype fully electric terminal tractors to U.S. customer, TICO - who will be testing the prototypes with a variety of major fleet partners.
External Company Press Release
Monta and GARO Join Forces to Accelerate EV Charge Points

Monta and GARO Join Forces to Accelerate EV Charge Points

Electric vehicle charging app, Monta, and EV charge point manufacturer, GARO, have today announced a new partnership to free up EV charge points for all drivers and speed up installation rates across the UK.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Event Summary: Huawei smart cockpit workshop

Event Summary: Huawei smart cockpit workshop

On 2nd-3rd December 2021 Huawei hosted an invitation-only workshop on Smart Cockpits for Automotive Industry in Grenoble, France. A wide range of predominantly early-stage companies and established research centers presented their technologies and activities relevant to the cockpit of the future. This included technologies such as in-mold electronics (IME), haptics, printed/flexible sensors, and driver monitoring.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 15, 2021
Toyota Outlines New Electric Vehicle Strategy

Toyota Outlines New Electric Vehicle Strategy

Toyota Motor Corporation's president, Akio Toyoda, has held a media briefing on the group's battery electric vehicle and carbon neutrality strategies. He said that Toyota wants to prepare as many options as possible for their customers around the world.
External Company Press Release
Candela Secures €24M Investment for Foiling Vessels

Candela Secures €24M Investment for Foiling Vessels

The shift to zero emission boats and ships has been hampered by the enormous energy consumption and correspondingly low range of conventional electric boats. Flying on computer-guided underwater wings -- known as hydrofoils -- that reduce energy consumption by 80% compared to conventional planing craft, Candela's vessels soar above the waves in silence with 2-3 times longer endurance than the best conventional electric powerboats.
External Company Press Release
New Deal to Deliver Smart Charging for Thousands of EV Owners

New Deal to Deliver Smart Charging for Thousands of EV Owners

As the electric vehicle revolution gathers momentum, there is an urgent need for the installed charging infrastructure to be smarter. Electric Miles and Project EV have agreed a deal which will address this growing problem while saving drivers money and helping the Government's ambition to make every chargepoint smart.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2021
Smart Bikes to Improve Cycling Safety, Efficiency

Smart Bikes to Improve Cycling Safety, Efficiency

Manufacturers haven't yet incorporated the advanced technologies of smart cars into bicycles on a level widespread enough to make smart bikes affordable. But the industry recognizes that as the challenge of reducing global greenhouse gas emissions grows, the need to encourage more people to use bicycles instead of cars is becoming more urgent—and a critical component of this imperative is making cycling safer and easier for cyclists to share road conditions and other factors with other cyclists and with municipal managers.
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